Perth’s Restaurant’s Day

Perth’s first Restaurant’s Day took place today across a select band of city eateries. It coincided with their Touch of Tartan Festival and Highland Games. Escaping from the Edinburgh Festival madness for a few hours, I took the train up the country to check it out. Disappointingly for the organisers a planned market event was…

Edinburgh Cocktail Month Competition!

We’ve had a lot of fun already this month, with cocktail events at the Last Word Saloon and Hemma, with the latter a special ZomaScran, in partnership with our friends at Zomato and Social & Cocktail. The fun doesn’t end there, though. Throughout May, which has been designated Edinburgh’s Cocktail Month, there’s the opportunity to…

You’ll Have Had Yer Tea?!

After fun times at the Last Word Saloon on Monday night, it was right back to auld claes and parritch, bright and early on Tuesday morning, with a trip to Glasgow for the launch of an exciting new recipe project, which forms part of Scotland’s Year of Food & Drink. Shirley Spear, owner of the…

Scotland’s Year of Food & Drink 2015 Launches

I’m not a great one for attending food industry events, these days. Some of the ones I’ve attended in the past haven’t really compelled me to return, for one reason or another. They’ve tended to be stilted and “worthy”. Anyhoo, I was intrigued enough by the launch of the Year of Food and Drink 2015…